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Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways

San Juan Skyway, US 550 near Silverton

Eleven of Colorado’s 26 byways are designated by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation as America’s Byways®, which gives Colorado more national designations than any other state. Colorado's Scenic and Historic Byways has been around for more than 25 years. Prior to visiting a byway, we recommend the following:

Select a Scenic Byway below for more information:


Collegiate PeaksFrontier PathwaysGold Belt TourSilver ThreadLos Caminos AntiguosTracks Across BordersWest Elk LoopUnaweep/TabeguacheSan Juan SkywayTrail of the AncientsAlpine LoopSanta Fe TrailHighway of LegendsTrail Ridge RoadCache La Poudre - North ParkPeak to PeakLariat LoopMount EvansGuanella PassTop of the RockiesDinosaur DiamondGrand MesaFlat Tops TrailColorado River HeadwatersSouth Platte River TrailPawnee Pioneer Trail

Contact Information


Lenore C. Bates
Colorado Scenic Byways Coordinator
4201 E Arkansas Ave, Shumate Bldg
Denver CO 80222-3406

Colorado Tourism Office
Call 1-800-COLORADO (800-265-6723)

2016 Partnerships

Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways 2016 partnerships

All-American Road Sponsor:


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